George Washington Hester

Mustered into service as a Private on July 29th, 1861

Born 07 June 1843

Died 09 June 1918

Buried Woodlawn / Maxville Cemetery, Randolph County Indiana



Private Hester was severely wounded in the leg at the Battle of Brawner Farm on August 28th, 1862. He was slightly wounded on May 12th, 1864 in the Cold Harbor Virginia area.


George mustered out in July of 1864 after serving his full three year enlistment.


He filed for a pension in 1871.



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